1 The tall forewoman, a pinched perpendicular figure, dropped the condemned structure of wire and net on the table at Lily's side, and passed on to the next figure in the line.
2 But what most puzzled and confounded you was a long, limber, portentous, black mass of something hovering in the centre of the picture over three blue, dim, perpendicular lines floating in a nameless yeast.
3 The perpendicular parts of this side ladder, as is usually the case with swinging ones, were of cloth-covered rope, only the rounds were of wood, so that at every step there was a joint.
4 In another plate, the prodigious blunder is made of representing the whale with perpendicular flukes.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleContext Highlight In CHAPTER 55. Of the Monstrous Pictures of Whales.
5 The river had worn away the edge of the soft rock in such a manner as to render its first pitch less abrupt and perpendicular than is usual at waterfalls.
6 This was evident from the perpendicular wrinkles.
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7 A severe facade rose above this door; a wall, perpendicular to the facade, almost touched the door, and flanked it with an abrupt right angle.
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8 No perpendicular fall is necessary, in front any more than in the rear.
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9 It was straight, correct, cold, perpendicular, levelled with the square, laid out by rule and line.
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10 There he would inevitably find himself blocked between the perpendicular wall on his right, the river on his left and in front of him, and the authorities on his heels.
Les Misérables 5 By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III—THE "SPUN" MAN
11 The opposite mountain is a bare perpendicular rock.
12 The hazel thicket was a lace-work, of half-open leaves, and the last dusty perpendicular of the catkins.
13 The ascent is precipitous, but the path is cut into continual and short windings, which enable you to surmount the perpendicularity of the mountain.
14 Shooting himself perpendicularly from the water, Queequeg, now took an instant's glance around him, and seeming to see just how matters were, dived down and disappeared.
15 perpendicularly through each of which districts are twelve.